PG&E Electrical Line Maintenance Activities, Encroachment Permit # 0222-6LT-1156


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
PG&E Electrical Line Maintenance Activities, Encroachment Permit # 0222-6LT-1156
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Pacific Gas and Electric is proposing to perform tree removal along an existing 12 kilovolt distribution line in the State Route (SR) 44 right-of-way (ROW) in Shasta County: post mile 22.4 to 23.5. As part of the proposed work, a total of 73 trees would be removed: 37 trees occur within the ROW; 36 trees are located immediately adjacent to the ROW. The purpose of the project is to maintain public safety and reduce fire risk. To facilitate maintenance activities, traffic control would be performed during the proposed work. Caltrans would issue an encroachment permit to allow for the proposed work to occur within State right-of-way.

Contact Information

John Luper
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
SR 44, PM 22.4 to 23.5

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined that the project is categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) Class 1 – Operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical support, or topographic features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The project would have no significant impact on the environment.


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